The fifth annual Trixie Belden Convention took place in St. Louis, MO. I was happy to see a lot of familiar faces, and glad to meet many new Trixie friends. In fact, this was our largest convention yet, clocking in at 43 people.
Next year's is in Vermont - Be there, or be square!
Gasp! Does Cathy's husband Jean know about this?
|Evidentially not, judging from his smile!|
|Kyrie sez, "Oh God, why did I ever volunteer to be the Convention Coordinator? *g*||Marsha - the prettiest principal I've ever met!|
|and her gorgeous daughter, Janie (yes, she's named after THAT Janie!!)||Lisa rides the bus (that's Bernadette writing in the background)|
|Misty and Rachele||Bonnie and Jennifer|
|Tonja and Jodi (David is behind them)||Janie and Marsha|
|Jenn||Jenn eating a very nutritious meal|
|"You're going to do WHAT to Jim next?" Sue from Montreal asks Cathy, while Diann and Lori look on||Jenn and Angelique get down at the rager|
|There's always plenty to drink at the Friday night rager!||Susan, Sue and Jennie at the rager|
|Claire, Susan and I try to stay warm and dry on the trolley in Hannibal.||Sue does her best Huck Finn impersonation|
|and Susan does her best Becky Thatcher||What you can't see behind Sue is a giant rat!|
|Our very cute cave guide, Zeke! We all gave him our full attention. :)||Susan and Sue in Hannibal|
|Doesn't Susan make an excellent Sea Captain?||Susan contemplates what to wear for dinner|
|Posing with the famous fence (or is that teeth?!)||Lori, Misty, Jodi and Tonja explore Tom & Becky's cave|
|Tonja, Susan, Jennie, Jodi and I in the Mark Twain Museum||Misty pets a lion in the museum|
|Jenn and I share a very special moment||Nick|
|The Supple Princess Bling Bling, aka Jenn, defends herself against rumor and inuendo at the Mystery Dinner||"I no kill you!" Aleta, aka Hop Sing the Murderer blithely lies|
|Cathy, Bonnie and Jenn listen attentively, but I don't think they're buying Aleta's lies either||Lisa, me and Sue right before downing shots. Even we gunfighters need a break every now and then, you know!|
|Don't Rachele and Claire look adorable? Our girls are all grown up now! Sigh...||Susan prepares to ride to the top of the St. Louis Arch.|
|Trying out a new profession. (Thanks, Pamela, for sending me this, er, lovely picture!)||Me, Jenn and Susan enjoying ourselves on the Blue's Cruise. Looks like Jenn is enjoying herself just a little TOO much, eh? (Look at her hand!)|
|Gleeps! We must
have just missed the BWGs.
Ah well...maybe next year.......